The table below looks at the statistics for REST skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited REST over the 3 months to 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 86 127 145
Rank change year-on-year
+41 +18
Contract jobs citing REST 110 81 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 2.14% 1.34% 0.85%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.10% 4.43% 2.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 61 38
Average daily rate
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£415 £435 £463
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.59% -5.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £315 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £575 £565
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.25 £39.00 £41.00
% change year-on-year
-17.30% -4.87%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
1549 1829 1690
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 30.17% 30.15% 28.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 1240 1360 1358
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £578 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 5 15
Average hourly rate £27.37 £42.50 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.60% -5.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £28.05 £19.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £56.50 £190.00 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

REST
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing REST across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

REST Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

REST
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing REST across the City of London region.

REST Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

REST
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing REST across the City of London region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015.

REST Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

REST
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing REST across the City of London region.

REST Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing REST also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited REST.

1 142 (60.94%) Agile Software Development
2 121 (51.93%) Java
3 92 (39.48%) TDD
4 91 (39.06%) HTML
5 84 (36.05%) JavaScript
6 82 (35.19%) Web Services
7 74 (31.76%) SOAP
8 61 (26.18%) JSON
9 59 (25.32%) CSS
10 58 (24.89%) Scrum
11 56 (24.03%) XML
12 55 (23.61%) Git (software)
13 53 (22.75%) BDD
14 48 (20.60%) HTML5
15 45 (19.31%) SQL
15 45 (19.31%) OO
16 40 (17.17%) Spring
16 40 (17.17%) Continuous Integration
17 39 (16.74%) Finance
18 38 (16.31%) Linux
19 34 (14.59%) Maven
19 34 (14.59%) MongoDB
19 34 (14.59%) AngularJS
20 33 (14.16%) jQuery
21 32 (13.73%) Jenkins
21 32 (13.73%) Apple iOS
21 32 (13.73%) Subversion
22 29 (12.45%) Hibernate
23 28 (12.02%) Cucumber
24 27 (11.59%) .NET

REST
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing REST also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited REST. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 15 (6.44%) Node.js
2 9 (3.86%) Tomcat
3 8 (3.43%) CMS
4 7 (3.00%) Apache
5 6 (2.58%) Mule
5 6 (2.58%) SharePoint
5 6 (2.58%) Elasticsearch
6 5 (2.15%) JBoss
6 5 (2.15%) Drupal
7 4 (1.72%) WordPress
7 4 (1.72%) WebLogic
7 4 (1.72%) SharePoint 2013
8 3 (1.29%) TIBCO EMS
8 3 (1.29%) Umbraco
8 3 (1.29%) Confluence
9 2 (0.86%) SharePoint 2010
9 2 (0.86%) Apache Spark
9 2 (0.86%) MQSeries
9 2 (0.86%) NetWeaver
9 2 (0.86%) Jetty
Applications
1 3 (1.29%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.43%) Final Cut Pro
2 1 (0.43%) PowerPivot
2 1 (0.43%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.43%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (0.86%) BusinessWorks
2 1 (0.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.43%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.15%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (2.15%) Force.com
2 4 (1.72%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.43%) Office 365
3 1 (0.43%) ElastiCache
3 1 (0.43%) Amazon ElastiCache
3 1 (0.43%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (0.43%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 1 (0.43%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.43%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 26 (11.16%) HTTP
2 8 (3.43%) Internet
3 2 (0.86%) DVB
3 2 (0.86%) X.509
3 2 (0.86%) Kerberos
3 2 (0.86%) HTTPS
3 2 (0.86%) LDAP
4 1 (0.43%) SSL
4 1 (0.43%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (14.59%) MongoDB
2 21 (9.01%) Relational Database
3 19 (8.15%) MySQL
4 17 (7.30%) NoSQL
5 13 (5.58%) Neo4j
6 12 (5.15%) Big Data
7 10 (4.29%) SQL Server
8 7 (3.00%) Apache Cassandra
8 7 (3.00%) Oracle Database
9 5 (2.15%) Couchbase
9 5 (2.15%) SQLite
9 5 (2.15%) Hadoop
10 4 (1.72%) PostgreSQL
10 4 (1.72%) Data Warehouse
10 4 (1.72%) Redis
11 3 (1.29%) Azure SQL Database
11 3 (1.29%) CouchDB
12 2 (0.86%) Apache Hive
12 2 (0.86%) SQL Server 2005
12 2 (0.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 55 (23.61%) Git (software)
2 34 (14.59%) Maven
3 32 (13.73%) Subversion
3 32 (13.73%) Jenkins
4 28 (12.02%) Cucumber
5 22 (9.44%) Selenium
6 11 (4.72%) JIRA
7 9 (3.86%) WebDriver
8 8 (3.43%) Mockito
9 7 (3.00%) PHPUnit
9 7 (3.00%) Eclipse
10 6 (2.58%) JUnit
10 6 (2.58%) Visual Studio
10 6 (2.58%) Hudson
10 6 (2.58%) SpecFlow
11 5 (2.15%) Calabash
11 5 (2.15%) Grunt
11 5 (2.15%) Karma Test Runner
11 5 (2.15%) TeamCity
11 5 (2.15%) JMeter
General
1 39 (16.74%) Finance
2 26 (11.16%) Banking
3 8 (3.43%) Games
4 7 (3.00%) Marketing
5 6 (2.58%) Investment Banking
6 4 (1.72%) Retail
6 4 (1.72%) Advertising
7 3 (1.29%) Financial Institution
7 3 (1.29%) Front Office
8 2 (0.86%) Telecoms
8 2 (0.86%) Legal
8 2 (0.86%) Publishing
9 1 (0.43%) German Language
9 1 (0.43%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.43%) Law
9 1 (0.43%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.43%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 176 (75.54%) Developer
2 71 (30.47%) Java Developer
3 30 (12.88%) Senior Developer
4 18 (7.73%) iOS Developer
5 17 (7.30%) Senior Java Developer
6 16 (6.87%) PHP Developer
7 12 (5.15%) Analyst
7 12 (5.15%) Android Developer
8 10 (4.29%) Architect
9 8 (3.43%) .NET Developer
9 8 (3.43%) Scala Developer
10 7 (3.00%) Full Stack Developer
10 7 (3.00%) Agile Java Developer
11 6 (2.58%) Lead Developer
11 6 (2.58%) Senior iOS Developer
12 5 (2.15%) Salesforce.com Developer
12 5 (2.15%) Test Leader
12 5 (2.15%) Web Developer
12 5 (2.15%) Lead Java Developer
13 4 (1.72%) SharePoint Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 91 (39.06%) HTML
2 82 (35.19%) Web Services
3 74 (31.76%) SOAP
4 61 (26.18%) JSON
5 59 (25.32%) CSS
6 56 (24.03%) XML
7 48 (20.60%) HTML5
8 40 (17.17%) Spring
9 34 (14.59%) AngularJS
10 33 (14.16%) jQuery
11 29 (12.45%) Hibernate
12 27 (11.59%) .NET
13 26 (11.16%) JMS
14 22 (9.44%) CSS3
15 20 (8.58%) RESTful
16 18 (7.73%) Backbone.js
17 17 (7.30%) JAX-RS
18 16 (6.87%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 14 (6.01%) J2EE
19 14 (6.01%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 16 (6.87%) Mobile App
2 15 (6.44%) Derivative
3 14 (6.01%) Computer Science
4 13 (5.58%) Equity Derivative
5 12 (5.15%) User Experience
6 11 (4.72%) Open Source
7 10 (4.29%) Analytical Skills
8 7 (3.00%) Data Structures
8 7 (3.00%) Digital Media
8 7 (3.00%) iPhone
9 6 (2.58%) Enterprise Software
9 6 (2.58%) iPad
10 5 (2.15%) Algorithms
10 5 (2.15%) Client/Server
11 4 (1.72%) W3C
11 4 (1.72%) Social Media
12 2 (0.86%) Mobile Banking
12 2 (0.86%) N-Tier
12 2 (0.86%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 2 (0.86%) Credit Derivative
Operating Systems
1 38 (16.31%) Linux
2 32 (13.73%) Apple iOS
3 22 (9.44%) Android
4 18 (7.73%) UNIX
5 12 (5.15%) Mac OS X
6 9 (3.86%) Windows
7 5 (2.15%) CentOS
8 4 (1.72%) Ubuntu
9 3 (1.29%) VMS
9 3 (1.29%) Windows Phone
10 2 (0.86%) Solaris
11 1 (0.43%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 142 (60.94%) Agile Software Development
2 92 (39.48%) TDD
3 58 (24.89%) Scrum
4 53 (22.75%) BDD
5 45 (19.31%) OO
6 40 (17.17%) Continuous Integration
7 25 (10.73%) MVC
8 24 (10.30%) Software Engineering
9 23 (9.87%) SOA
9 23 (9.87%) Responsive Web Design
10 21 (9.01%) iOS Development
11 19 (8.15%) OOP
12 18 (7.73%) E-Commerce
12 18 (7.73%) Web Design
12 18 (7.73%) Web Development
12 18 (7.73%) Kanban
13 16 (6.87%) Unit Testing
14 15 (6.44%) Multithreading
15 14 (6.01%) Integration Testing
16 13 (5.58%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 121 (51.93%) Java
2 84 (36.05%) JavaScript
3 45 (19.31%) SQL
4 27 (11.59%) PHP
5 26 (11.16%) C#
6 20 (8.58%) Scala
7 18 (7.73%) Objective-C
7 18 (7.73%) Ruby
8 15 (6.44%) Python
9 9 (3.86%) C++
10 7 (3.00%) PL/SQL
11 6 (2.58%) Apex Code
11 6 (2.58%) PHP5
12 4 (1.72%) Haskell
13 3 (1.29%) Groovy
13 3 (1.29%) Perl
14 2 (0.86%) Shell Script
14 2 (0.86%) Bash Shell
14 2 (0.86%) XPath
15 1 (0.43%) C
Qualifications
1 20 (8.58%) Degree
2 5 (2.15%) Security Cleared
3 3 (1.29%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.43%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (0.43%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (6.87%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.43%) Varnish
1 1 (0.43%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 11 (4.72%) Opscode Chef
2 10 (4.29%) yum
3 5 (2.15%) Vagrant
4 4 (1.72%) Puppet
5 1 (0.43%) Nagios
Vendors
1 19 (8.15%) Oracle
2 10 (4.29%) Microsoft
3 8 (3.43%) Salesforce.com
4 5 (2.15%) TIBCO
5 4 (1.72%) Google
5 4 (1.72%) Zend
5 4 (1.72%) Talend
5 4 (1.72%) Red Hat
6 3 (1.29%) HP
6 3 (1.29%) Informatica
6 3 (1.29%) SAP
7 2 (0.86%) IBM
7 2 (0.86%) Sitecore
7 2 (0.86%) ForgeRock
7 2 (0.86%) ServiceNow
7 2 (0.86%) Sencha
7 2 (0.86%) Appcelerator
8 1 (0.43%) Facebook
8 1 (0.43%) Twitter
8 1 (0.43%) Rackspace
City, London
Engage PSG
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
Salt
Rate: £600 - £650 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £400.00 - £430 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: £550 - £625 per day + competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
City of London
Interquest - Korus Group - Brighton
Rate: £350 - £450 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
City, London
Premier Media
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 23 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £250.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 25 days ago